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General Assembly


Raised Bill No. 5307

February Session, 2012


LCO No. 1248




Referred to Committee on General Law


Introduced by:





Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Assembly convened:

Section 1. Subsection (b) of section 20-377s of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective July 1, 2012):

(b) No person shall: (1) Present or attempt to present, as his own, the certificate of another, (2) knowingly give false evidence of a material nature to the commissioner for the purpose of procuring a certificate, (3) use or attempt to use a certificate which has expired or which has been suspended or revoked, or (4) represent himself falsely as, or impersonate, a registered interior designer. [, or (5) include his certificate number as a part of any advertisement or represent in any manner that his certificate of registration constitutes an endorsement of the quality of his workmanship or of his competency by the commissioner.]

This act shall take effect as follows and shall amend the following sections:

Section 1

July 1, 2012


Statement of Purpose:

To remove an outdated restriction placed on registered interior designers.

[Proposed deletions are enclosed in brackets. Proposed additions are indicated by underline, except that when the entire text of a bill or resolution or a section of a bill or resolution is new, it is not underlined.]